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Introducing PCTEL’s newly acquired Smarteq Wireless antenna product range.

BT2000, (PCTEL European distributor of the year 2020) are proud to introduce PCTEL's newly acquired Smarteq Wireless antenna product range. Smarteq Wireless AB (Part of PCTEL), based near Stockholm, Sweden, provides antennas for Industrial, Energy and Vehicle markets. The antenna frequency range is 27MHz to 6GHz, for outdoor/indoor use, and for external/embedded solutions. Smarteq supplies antennas for vending machines, parking meters, and other M2M applications for Industrial corporations. Many of the antennas are multi-purpose that can be used for several different applications. They supply their Energy segment customers antennas for smart metering (water and gas), charging poles for electrical vehicles, and back-up batteries. They are a specialist provider of completely concealed and high performing antenna solutions for numerous Vehicle applications.…

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The New PCTEL Gflex™ scanning receiver

BT2000 is excited to announce the next-generation PCTEL 5G network testing solution, the Gflex™ scanning receiver. The Gflex scanning receiver is probably more powerful, more portable, and more flexible than 5G and mmWave-capable scanners currently in the market. The Gflex makes drive testing and walk testing more efficient, enabling testing of multiple operators' 2G-5G networks with a single compact unit. With its unique set of capabilities, the Gflex scanner is designed to support a wide array of government applications such as signal intelligence, coverage mapping, and interference detection. Key features include: • Measures up to 120 5G channels simultaneously • Expanded frequency range (10 MHz-8 GHz, 24-48 GHz • 20/100 MHz wide step IF filter measures the full 5G bandwidth • Tests 5G and 4G concurrently with zero performance degradation • Easy, automatic…

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New PCTEL PCTMAG-HD-NF Heavy Duty Magnetic Mount with N Female Interface

BT2000 are pleased to announce the addition of the new PCTEL PCTMAG-HD-NF to the heavy-duty magnetic mounts platform. The PCTMAG-HD-NF is used with PCTEL's BMHO (N Male interface) and BOA (N Male interface) base station omnidirectional antennas for mobile and fixed installations under high vibration conditions such as agriculture tractors, mining trucks and forestry vehicles roofs and fixed cabinet locations in mining. Product Highlights: • Extremely rugged magnetic mounts platform • Easy to install • Robust magnet pull strength properties that keep antennas firm under high vibration conditions • SAE J1455 environmental standards compliant • Ideal for outdoor installations subject to severe environmental conditions Applications: • Outdoor Installations …

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Introducing the NEW Sensaggio SM Series Absolute Pressure Sensor measuring 0-70 bar with 4…20mA output

The Sensaggio SM Series Pressure sensor is designed for the industrial/hydraulic markets. It is manufactured to work with all liquids and gases that are compatible with the wetted materials. The sensor, based on piezoresistive ceramic technology, features a number of configurable options including process connections, pressure ranges and wetted materials The Sensaggio pressure sensor offers a low impedance current output which provides excellent electrical noise immunity (EMI/RFI), ideal for transmitting signal over very long distances. FEATURES Performance Resistant to extreme temperatures, excellent hysteresis, high accuracy, fast response time and excellent surge resistance Compatibility Suitable for most media, HVACR refrigerant gases, also for new gas HFO 1234ze and related oils Resistance Suitable for critical application with aggressive fluids Flexibility Customizable with different materials, connectors and transfer functions Compliance Compliant with RoHS and REACH…

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PCTEL’s solution for accurate testing of 5G dual polarization beamforming is available now!

Dual polarization beamforming techniques are widely deployed on 5G networks worldwide, but they pose a challenge for traditional drive and walk test systems. The PCTEL solution features a specially designed horizontally polarized antenna and new signal processing techniques that enable PCTEL® scanning receivers to capture dual polarized signals in a manner similar to a mobile phone, while maintaining the accuracy and performance of a purpose-built scanner. Best of all, you can use your existing PCTEL HBflex™( PCTEL OP710 HBflex Dual Polarization-Ericsson 2.5-6 GHz BS 5G NR firmware upgrade option) or PCTEL IBflex® (OP706 IBflex Dual Polarization-Ericsson 2.5-6 GHz BS 5G NR firmware upgrade option) scanning receiver for dual polarization beamforming testing. See the copy of the latest PCTEL Scanner Antenna Brochure which…

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Lead Time Update & Newsletter

As we are all too aware, the current state of the market is showing reduced availability and vastly extended lead times on electronic components. We are seeing amongst our partners and competitors the adverse effect this is having on their business' and for their customers. At BT2000 we aim to be totally transparent with our supply to help you manage your project to deliver on time and on budget. Although not currently too badly affected we are aware delays could have serious implications to a build. If lead times are currently of concern, get in touch with our team for a no obligation chat and live timescale update. We have recently published an update to our regular customers which can…

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BT2000 Awarded European Distributor of the Year 2020 by PCTEL Inc.

We are delighted and proud to announce that Broadband Technology 2000 Ltd has been awarded the prestigious distinction of "European Distributor of the Year 2020" by PCTEL Inc. We are extremely proud of our long-standing relationship with PCTEL. It is a huge honour for the BT2000 team to be recognized for our continued work which resulted in exceptional business growth in 2020.

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PRODUCT OF THE WEEK: PCTEL Introduces the Rhino™ HDGLDLTE-LFF Heavy-Duty Multiband LTE MIMO Antenna with High Rejection GNSS.

PRODUCT OF THE WEEK: PCTEL Introduces the Rhino™ HDGLDLTE-LFF Heavy-Duty Multiband LTE MIMO Antenna with High Rejection GNSS. PCTEL's rugged Rhino™ design provides maximum shock absorption for high impact applications and defends against damage from extreme environmental conditions or exposure to vandalism. The antenna also features PCTEL's proprietary high rejection GNSS technology that provides precise GNSS timing and tracking accuracy, even in the presence of interference. The Rhino™ dual LTE antenna provides optimal 4G LTE coverage in a single, low-profile housing. The antenna also incorporates PCTEL's unique high rejection GPS/GLONASS technology for optimal performance and support of carrier voice and data networks. Glass reinforced Polycarbonate housing and heavy-duty metal base plate makes this antenna extremely rugged and ideal for heavy equipment applications…

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PCTEL Introduces the BMLPV5000 5G NR FR1 Low Profile Antenna for Industrial IOT and Smart Cities.

The PCTEL BMLPV5000 supports the high-speed requirements of complex RF communication systems required for 5G FR1 network deployments in smart city applications, including machine-to-machine communication, transportation network infrastructure, smart energy networks, and small cells installations. IP67-rated, it is housed in a rugged and compact radome, making it ideal for indoor or outdoor applications requiring a discrete antenna solution. The BMLPV5000 is the latest in the extremely successful MLPV Series. It is a Low Profile Antenna that operates from 600 MHz to 6 GHz. This multi-band antenna provides 2.6 dBi gain from 689-960 MHz, 1 dBi gain from 1710-2170 MHz, 2.3 dBi gain from 3300-4200 MHz, and 3.1 dBi gain from 4900-5985 MHz. It can handle up to 150 W of…

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Sensaggio Absolute Pressure Sensor

New ceramic pressure transducer completely designed, industrialized and manufactured in Italy. The ratiometric pressure transducer utilizes a piezoresistive Wheatstone bridge with a chemically etched ceramics diaphragm. Features: • Casing - Brass, Aluminium, SS - Packard M10x1,25; 7/16"- 20 UNF • Voltage output 0-5V • Absolute Pressure Range of 0-700 (psi) & 0-46 (bar) • Media of air, gases or liquids • Resistant to extreme temperatures • Excellent hysteresis • High accuracy • Fast response time and excellent surge resistance • Suitable for HVAC-R refrigerant gases; also for new gas HFO 1234ze, R1234yf, R407c, and related oil. • Suitable for critical applications, with aggressive fluids • Compliant with RoHS and Reach regulation - UL and TS certified Applications: Automotive, Industrial, Medical, Consumer, Aviation/Defense

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